Byzantium

Three Kings

Epiphany: Gold, Frankincense Myrrh – Three Wise Men or Kings

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January 6, climax of the Twelve Days of Christmas celebrating The Epiphany, as three wise men or kings came with gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh for Jesus

Venice – La Serenissima, the Penultimate Place to Visit

Venice – La Serenissima, the Penultimate Place to Visit

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If life is an adventure then we must be ready in 20 minutes to go to Venice, where at twilight gondolas remain the most romantic of sights in this romantic city

Beauty of Form

Beauty of Form

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Aphrodite, Adonis, Apollo, Artemis…are about ennoblement of form in Ancient Greece. Its visual remains, its architecture, ceramics, and most especially the statues of male and female bodies are for many aesthetically beautiful. But how can so many things be beautiful in Ancient Greece when they are entirely dissimilar? Is beauty…